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Modern Middle Eastern Studies Seminar Group

Modern Middle Eastern Studies Seminar Group

We are an interdisciplinary community of final-year undergraduates, postgraduates, postdoctoral researchers and Faculty staff at the University of Cambridge with an interest in the modern Middle East.

We meet once a month to discuss research work in progress and foster the critical and constructive exchange of ideas on current scholarship on the modern Middle East.

If you are interested in joining or learning more, please email Dr Paul Anderson (

In 2013-2014, we will meet in room 206, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, at 2pm on: 15 Oct, 12 Nov, 14 Jan, 11 Feb, 11 Mar, 13 May, 10 June

The next seminar on 14 January is by Chaoqun Lian and will consider the politics and discourse of language academies in the Arab world. To register and receive the paper, please email